Premier League returns with a thriller opening game between Arsenal-Leicester City

London: Late goals from Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud earned Arsenal a comeback 4-3 win against Leicester City in a thrilling 2017/18 PL season opener.

The scoring started inside two minutes when Arsenal’s new signing Alexandre Lacazette found the net with a header on his PL debut.

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But Shinji Okazaki headed in from close range three minutes later before Jamie Vardy converted a superb Marc Albrighton cross to put the Foxes 2-1 up.


Danny Welbeck scored in first-half injury-time before Vardy restored Leicester’s advantage with a header from Riyad Mahrez’s corner on 56 minutes.

But Ramsey struck from a Granit Xhaka cross on 83 minutes and Giroud’s header went in off the crossbar from another Xhaka delivery two minutes later to settle a gripping contest.


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